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I Know Someone With Breast Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    My Mom Has Cancer, And I Didn't Take It So Great

    My mom was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in July. I'm sixteen, and seeing her so week, so helpless, so depressed is like hell. Everyday its something new, her hair falling out, her fingernails falling out, the weight just melting off of her. It is doctor appointment...
    Dreamer413 Dreamer413 16-17 Dec 20, 2012

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    stumpy325 stumpy325 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 17, 2015

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    Trying To Keep A Positive Attitude

    My wife was recently diagnosed with stage 0 DCIS. There appear to be multiple sites. She is dreading having her breast removed.  I'm trying to be supportive and reassure her that the main objective is to get cured, and then we can worry about the cosmetic aspect of it.  She...
    JAGandVSfan JAGandVSfan 51-55, M Dec 6, 2012

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    I have a necklace that ever time I open the

    locket I cry... It has a breast cancer sign on the outside of the locket When I pone it i see a pic of my dead grandma She died from breast cancer I can't stand opening that locket and seeing her face This morning I wonder if its still in there I opened it and cried I miss...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Dec 9, 2014

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    Love Can Move Mountains....

    If you're part of this group and reading this, it's probably because you, or someone close to you is currently dealing with breast cancer, and I hope the following will give you some hope. My best friend was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer a few years ago. She had skipped...
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    I Know Someone Who Died of Breast Cancer

    She was a close friend of mine that I had known for years.  She developed breast cancer last year.  She refused to go to a doctor even though she knew something was wrong because she did not have insurance.  She kept it a secret for who knows how long.  She was very...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F Feb 5, 2009

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    Well I Did :(

    It was my Aunt and sadly she did not survive.
    shadow1013 shadow1013 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2010

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    My Mum

    I lost my mother in 1984, due to breast cancer. When she told us, she had it in 1974, it was hard to take and we thought we would loose her soon. Now I have found out, that one of my other relatives has it and she has been going on for about 10 years. I keep praying, that...
    silentviper69 silentviper69 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Cancer Sucks!

    My mom was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and cannot have chemo/radiation due to heart disease
    Glassgrrl Glassgrrl 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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    A Great Woman Passed Tonight

    She started with breast cancer. He had a young son and was hoping for another child. During her chemo and radiation (despite what the dr said) she became pregnant with litterally a miracle child. She stopped her chemo and radiation until her little girl was born. For 5 years...
    sasha0309 sasha0309 36-40, F Dec 31, 2012

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    my wife starts treatments may the 8th,

    i appreciate hearing from anyone with suggestions or a word of encouragement,
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16, 2015

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    Related Experiences

    Unfortunately he passed away yesterday, leaving behind a family. A terrible disease that robs too many families of their loved ones. At least it was reasonably quick without too...
    csouls csouls 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I love the chance for that at 54 to experience what it is like
    chuck152 chuck152 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    my breasts ate 38b...love them
    photousa photousa 61-65, M 10 hrs ago

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    Me too! Single and easy going dork Australia
    Fitfire101 Fitfire101 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    "When a Cancer is hurt she will either cry her heart out or retreat into silence. However it is rare that she will ever take out her revenge on the person who hurt her." "Cancers...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ever since I was pregnant with our first child H has helped me with breast feeding. First to get production and get used to it. Then the maintain my supply. Then because it was...
    HisWife79 HisWife79 36-40, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not only do I know what depression can do to the person who has it but I know exactly how it can destroy a marriage. Having had unresolved depression for many years, my husband...
    Alleygirltoo Alleygirltoo 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    April 13th 2013 so coming up on 3 years now. He died after a 8 month battle with lung cancer. Wasn't a big surprise knew it was only a matter of time for anyone who smokes 2-3...
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    i basically had no parents at all. my mother was paranoid schizophrenic and had never married, my father was selfishly pursuing his drug addiction, and my sister and i often lived...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Is it normal to feel like killing everyone that's hurt me? It 's like, I dont care if they have a family, life, people who love them, nothing. I just want them to die. I think...
    kardelen kardelen 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Big Boob Diary I am at a size where I truly, truly feel hiding it is no longer possible. My size has grown to show in coats and blazers and sweaters and everything else in my...
    jessinadress jessinadress 22-25, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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    EP seems like a perfect place to get to talking with people of similar interests.. it feels amazing when you meet someone with similar interests and similar thoughts...
    Darasi Darasi 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I have always been a secure confident individual but dating someone with PTSD, I have lost that. I never know when he may call, email , he gives me dates times but sometimes it...
    WVgirldiane WVgirldiane 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    And I'm very conflicted about how I should feel about her passing.
    mokele mokele 31-35, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    In 2009, my father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and was given a 3% survival chance of longer than a year. My world was crushed, I couldn't lose my daddy. He went through...
    kmhitz kmhitz 22-25, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    #1: What would you name your future daughter? Myla #2: Do you miss anyone? Sometimes #3: What if I told you that you were pretty? :) thank you #4: Ever been told 'it's not you, it...
    MissClaire38 MissClaire38 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I lost my mother to breast cancer three years ago. Today would have been her 77th birthday. I had a dream about her last night which I haven't done in a long time. Happy Birthday...
    FlatbushGuy FlatbushGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    my birth mother has cancer. I hate that we can't be there, but we're 3,000 miles away, with a daughter having one more year in high school. We HATE where we are, but can't afford...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    We've had many ups and downs this week. A few days ago my dad said he was done fighting. This morning after talking to the doctors he simply said let it go. He was ready for the...
    winkmm winkmm 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    you can't judge if you don't know someone. If someone asks a dumb question and you say there dumb how do you know that? thay could have a scholoship to Cambridge uni. for all you...
    Harryp0tter Harryp0tter 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    i have to educate myself ,a friend has it and i find it to be sad.....not sure i fit the bill,fear us a *****
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F Jan 29

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    My ex-manager at work. First job. He was an alright guy. Never knew he was this troubled. He had signs maybe like admitting he was obese when younger and seeming like he doesn't...
    gregregre gregregre 26-30, M Jan 28

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    Ok, so I know I'm a bit young for this page but I really need to share my story, ok so about 3 years ago my mom dated a guy named graham, he was the best stepdad a girl could ask...
    Kylahhh Kylahhh 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    My dad has been in the hospital for the last few days. His body is ravaged by the cancer which has spread to his stomach and liver as well. He slides in and out of consciousness...
    winkmm winkmm 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 27

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    My mother has breast cancer and she's really negative sometimes and it makes me even more negative :,(
    martyyduh martyyduh 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I have fibrous dysplasia. I am doing a school report that requires an interview. I figured it would be best to interview someone who has it. I would appreciate it if anyone...
    Cataoitic Cataoitic 16-17, F Jan 26

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    It's happened a few times and yes it hurts but i guess when you wear your heart on your sleeve you can't help who you fall for. I always tell myself I won't let it happen but it...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    My neighbor just commited suicide last Thursday. We live out in the middle of no where. Im used to hearing gun shots and didnt think anything of it. A couple hours later I hear...
    momof3grls2015 momof3grls2015 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I know someone who's getting close to it right now.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I have this friend she is a beautiful woman inside and out but she has bipolar. The first time I met her I warmed to her straight away, she was bubbly and so friendly but when I...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 24

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